Books Read in 2011

January 2011
Lucky Jim - Kingsley Amis
Crash - JG Ballard
A Diary of The Lady - Rachel Johnson
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Ginn - Mark Twain
Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons*

February 2011
Evelyn Waugh - Scoop*
Hate, A Romance - Tristan Garcia*

March 2011
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
How I Became a Famous Novelist - Steve Hely*
One Day - David Nicholls
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

April 2011
Storyteller: The Life of Roald Dahl - Donald Sturrock
Alone in Berlin - Hans Fallada*
Starter for Ten - David Nicholls

May 2011
A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller
Can We Be Good Without God? - Paul Chamberlain
Pigeon English - Stephen Kelman*
How I Won the Yellow Jumper - Ned Boulting*

June 2011
The Talk of the Town - Ardal O'Hanlon*
Cheri / The Last of Cheri - Colette
Dracula - Bram Stoker
Babylon Revisited / The Cut-Glass Bowl / The Lost Decade - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha - Roddy Doyle

July 2011
The Grass is Singing - Doris Lessing
In A Strange Room - Damon Galgut*
The Year After - Martin Davies*
What I Did - Christopher Wakling*
Vaclav & Lena - Haley Tanner*
A Visit From The Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan*

August 2011
Gift of Time - Rory MacLean with Katrin Maclean & Joan MacLean*
So Much For That - Lionel Shriver
Titanic: An Illustrated History - Don Lynch & Ken Marschall
Titanic: Fortune & Fate - The Mariners' Museum
The End of the Affair - Graham Greene
Half Blood Blues - Esi Edugyan*
A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian - Marina Lewycka

September 2011
The Bolter - Frances Osborne
Down and Out in Paris and London - George Orwell
The Slap - Christos Tsiolkas
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

October 2011
Madame Bovary - Gustav Flaubert
The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Mrs Fry's Diary - Mrs Stephen Fry (Edna)
We Need To Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
The Fry Chronicles - Stephen Fry

November 2011
The Graduate - Charles Webb
Queen Elizabeth II, Portraits by Cecil Beaton - Susanna Brown
The Finkler Question - Howard Jacobson
A Tiny Bit Marvellous - Dawn French

December 2011
The Human Stain - Philip Roth
The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
The House of Silk - Anthony Horowitz*
Mothers and Sons - Colm Tóibín

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